Title

The Seven Base Units, Part I

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2009

Publication Title

Spectroscopy

Abstract

The author reflects on base units which serve as the seven fundamentals of all scientific units. He provides a brief historical account on the emergence of unit systems which sprang up globally due to the development of commerce. The author points out that scientists and mathematicians began to understand the need for a unified system of units as part of the ideas during the age of European Renaissance.

Volume

24

Issue

1